Petr Hindrich, Founder, and Directing Manager of green-books.org shares with us his thoughts, ideas and perspective on raising awareness about nature and sustainable practices in communities using childrens education and books as a starting point through an interview conducted by Stacy Hammond - the YPARD Europe Communications and Fundraising officer. Together with a couple of like-minded friends, he established this non-profit organization green-books.org with the aim of promoting eco-literacy which is the ability to understand natural systems that make life on earth possible, through his organization he promotes knowledge through 3 programs: Eco-Libraries, Eco-Activities, and Eco-Communities.
Petr was Born in Prost?jov in former Czechoslovakia. He holds an MBA and MA in Far East studies and is running Eco-Lodge homestay and permaculture garden in Bali, Indonesia.
Enjoy the interview below:
Stacy: Can you give a brief description of the project, its aims, mission, and vision?
Petr: Indonesias unique nature is in conflict with the worlds hunger for resources and domestic economy driven by a growing population of 250 million. Including 85 million children that are lacking environmental education. We at green-books.org raise awareness about nature and sustainable practices in communities across Indonesia using childrens education and books as a starting point.
Stacy: How did the idea come about?
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